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Whether designing a chair, a teaspoon or a shop’s interior, this British industrial designer takes the concept of community into his own hands.

The user’s experience is not the only element that’s essential to the success of Max Lamb’s work: It’s just as important to consider how each product will affect the community as a whole, whether that’s an entire neighborhood or simply the folk who you share a dinner table with. For his ongoing project, Exercises in Seating, Max has created dozens of chairs as a way to explore new materials and production processes (while feeding his endless fascination with

  • Words:
    Joanna Han
  • Photography:
    Phil Dunlop

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